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These days, due to bad eating habits and a polluted environment, hair starts falling and does not grow properly. In such a situation, the need is felt for some such measures by which the hair starts growing. In this situation, there can be no better option than Ayurveda. Through this, the problem can be eradicated from the root and long and thick hair can be found forever.

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Today in this article we will discuss Ayurvedic treatment, herbs, and medicines for hair growth -

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  1. Ayurvedic remedies for hair growth
  2. Ayurvedic herbs for hair growth
  3. Ayurvedic medicine for hair growth
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Doctors for Ayurvedic Medicines and Remedies for Hair Growth

Different types of treatment have been described in Ayurvedic for hair growth. Here we are telling about some of these special treatments -


In Shirodhara, hot oil or any other liquid formulated with Ayurvedic herbal ingredients is poured onto the forehead from a container suspended above. As soon as this oil reaches the scalp from the forehead, the therapist gently massages the scalp. In this way, there is a soothing and cleansing effect on the nervous system of the person. Shirodhara therapy not only accelerates hair growth, but it also helps in de-stressing the mind.

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myUpchar doctors after many years of research have created myUpchar Ayurveda Kesh Art Hair Oil by using 100% original and pure herbs of Ayurveda. This Ayurvedic medicine has been recommended by our doctors to more than 1 lakh people for multiple hair problems (hair fall, gray hair, and dandruff) with good results.

Shiro Abhyanga

In terms of hair growth, head massage is done with Bhringmalaka tailam, coconut oil, or sesame oil. Due to this, the hair roots and scalp get enough nutrients. Along with this, the problem of heat in the scalp can be avoided and the problem of graying of hair can be overcome. Shiro Abhyanga improves the functioning of the hair follicles. This Ayurvedic therapy can get rid of the problem of hair loss by improving the blood circulation on the nerves end.

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Shiro lep

In Shiro Lep, treatment is done by making a paste from the powder of many Ayurvedic herbs. After applying this paste thoroughly, the scalp is covered with a banana leaf, but the upper part of the scalp is left open. Ayurvedic oil is poured here.

Shiro lep is good for pacifying pitta dosha and is beneficial in treating hair fall as well as premature graying of hair and dandruff. Shiro lep also gives relief from headaches and stress.

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The problem of hair fall increases due to an imbalance in Tridosha. In such a situation, Ayurvedic herbal oils are inserted into the nostrils through nasya treatment. Desi ghee and molecular oil are used in this process. In the process of Nasya, the person is made to lie down on a flat surface and the head is slightly tilted back.

Now a few drops of oil are put in the hole of the nose, which reaches inside the throat. Nasya treatment removes Kapha-related problems and gives relief from Pitta and Vata disorders, which can reduce the problem of hair fall.

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The following types of herbs can be used to grow hair and make them beautiful -


Amla is number one in Ayurveda for hair growth. It contains many essential fatty acids, which strengthen the hair follicles. It contains vitamin Cantioxidants, gallic acid, and carotene in rich quantities, which increases blood circulation in the scalp, and then hair starts growing rapidly.

Amla powder mixed with lemon juice can be applied to the scalp and hair. After keeping it for an hour, wash it with plain water. Mixing it with tulsi leaves and applying it works as a great scalp mask.

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Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, and Vitamin K are found in Shikakai, which helps maintain the health of hair. This also leads to hair growth. Shikakai powder is to be mixed with coconut oil and kept in a jar. Massaging hair with this oil at least twice a week helps in hair growth.

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Saponin is found in reetha, which keeps hair soft and healthy and also contributes to growth. Shikakai with reetha has to be boiled in half a liter of water. After leaving it in this water overnight, it is advised by Ayurveda to filter it in the morning and use it as a shampoo on the hair.

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Bhringraj is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, proteinsmagnesium, and iron. This is the reason that by applying its oil to the hair, hair gets nourishment and hair grows. When massaged by applying this oil to the hair, it increases blood circulation in the scalp and dilates the blood vessels. As a result, there is an increase in hair growth.

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Brahmi helps in hair growth by correcting pitta dosha. It has excellent properties to remove dandruff, due to which hair does not grow, but falls. Massaging the hair with Brahmi oil helps in hair growth.

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The following Ayurvedic medicines can also be used for hair growth -

  • Narasimha Rasayanam: This Ayurvedic medicine contains Bhringraj, Triphala, and Shatavari, which are helpful in hair growth.
  • Thikthakam Kashyam: The main ingredients in this medicine are Brahmi, Chandan, Daruharidra, NeemPippali, and Kutki, which help in hair growth.
  • Thikthakam Ghritam: Ingredients like Patola, Neem, Katuki, Musta, and Kalinga Ghritam are present in Thikthakam Ghritam, which are helpful in hair growth.
  • Chyawanprash: Ingredients like Dashmula, Bala, Musta, Jeevanti, Jeevka, Utpla, Pippali, Draksha, and Chandan present in it play an important role in preventing hair fall and in hair growth.

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myUpchar doctors after many years of research have created myUpchar Ayurveda Kesh Art Anti-Hairfall Shampoo by using 100% original and pure herbs of Ayurveda. This ayurvedic shampoo has been recommended by our doctors to over 1 lakh people for hair fall, gray hair, baldness, itchy scalp, and dandruff with great results.

Ayurvedic remedies mentioned in this article can be adopted for hair growth. It is advisable to do a patch test before applying these Ayurvedic remedies to the hair, as people with sensitive skin may be allergic to certain ingredients. Only experts can properly tell about these Ayurvedic remedies for hair growth along with other medicines or treatments.

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